An excerpt from his website on the class follows.
"Have you always wanted to learn how to make slow smoked, authentic Southern barbecue? Perhaps you’re not sure what type of equipment you’ll need, or how to make better use of the smoker you already own. Sure, you can learn by reading books and lots of trial and error. Or you can speed up your learning curve by taking this class, and go home with the delicious barbecue you made yourself!
•Learn from a local expert who’ll show you contest winning techniques.
•This is a hands-on class: you’ll trim meat, season it with dry rub, and cook it while I guide you through the process
•You’ll get your pick of different smokers to demo: Big Green Egg, Weber Smokey Mountain, Weber gas grills, Traeger wood pellet smoker, and an “Ugly Drum Smoker” – a 55 gallon drum smoker you can learn to build yourself.
•When: Saturday July 10,2010 9am to 1pm
•Where: Irvine location to be revealed after payment is received.
Call 949 334 7485 with questions
Cost is $95 per student, which includes lunch, and you get to take home the meat that you’ll cook. The grill shop where classes will be held is offering 10% off of the cost of a smoker, and 20% off of accessories. If you’re in the market for a nice smoker, this discount can offset the cost of tuition."